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Urewera 17 Profile: Tuhoe Lambert - Retired

Monday, 12 November 2007, 2:38 pm | Joseph Barratt

At dawn on October 15th in South Auckland around 40 police with dogs arrested a sick man with a huge heart, the son of Tuhoe Lambert told Scoop in the week after the arrests of October 15th. More >>

Six Bailed In Aftermath Of "Terror" Decision

Friday, 9 November 2007, 8:10 pm | Joseph Barratt

Another six people from the recent police raids across the country were granted bail today. More >>

Five More "Terror" Accused Get Bail In Auckland

Friday, 9 November 2007, 4:45 pm | Joseph Barratt

Five more of the "12" terror accused - who are no longer "terror" accused - have been granted bail in the Auckland High Court including the alleged leader of the group Maori Activist Tame Iti. More >>

"Terror" Accused Bailed & Name Suppression Lifted

Friday, 9 November 2007, 11:16 am | Joseph Barratt

Rangikaiwhiria Kemara, 38, of Maurewa was bailed this morning in Auckland District Court. A suppression order remains in place in relation to his image. Kemara who faces arms charges appeared only momentarily and bail was not opposed. More >>

"Shame" Calls Target Left-Leaning Labourites

Saturday, 3 November 2007, 5:34 pm | Joseph Barratt

Cries of “shame” met Labour party members as they entered the annual Labour conference earlier today as protesters gathered outside. More >>

Tears Shed As "Terror" Accused Returns To Cell

Friday, 2 November 2007, 10:52 pm | Joseph Barratt

Looking glum but putting on a brave smile Omar Hamed, 19, turned and waved goodbye to his family and friends before heading back to jail. Having just been refused bail his mother and sister were in tears in the public gallery. More >>

Three Siblings Among The 17 "Terror" Accused

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 9:56 pm | Joseph Barratt

“Mōrena” resounded from a packed public gallery at the Auckland District Court this morning when Tuhoe activist Tame Iti greeted supporters from the dock. More >>

Auckland Marches Against "Terror Suppression" Raid

Saturday, 27 October 2007, 9:13 pm | Joseph Barratt

Growing momentum against recent police so-called “anti-terror” raids and opposition to the Terrorism Suppression Bill saw around 1000 protesters march to Mt Eden Prison this afternoon. More >>

Police Terror Boss Has Activist Harassment History

Friday, 26 October 2007, 4:42 pm | Joseph Barratt

Assistant Police Commissioner Jon White who commanded last week's so-called "terror raids" around the country arresting 17 political activists has a history of harassing and imprisoning protestors engaged in legitimate political protest according to noted ... More >>

Urewera 17 Profile: Omar Hamed - Student Activist

Thursday, 25 October 2007, 5:43 pm | Joseph Barratt

Standing at the dock is a skinny 19-year-old boy, fluffy hair, wearing glasses and an old wool jersey, he gives a smile to his mother and friends. More >>

Urewera 17 Profile: Rongomai Bailey - Film Maker

Thursday, 25 October 2007, 5:28 pm | Joseph Barratt

Out on bail Rongomai Bailey is still determined to open people eyes through the power of film, despite the prospect of potential terror charges being laid against him. More >>

Terror "Accused" Simon Bailey Granted Bail

Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 5:04 pm | Joseph Barratt

Bail has been granted to a second member of the Urewera 17, the 17 people arrested last Monday in relation to a police investigation under the Terrorism Suppression Act. More >>

Auckland Terror Accused's Name Suppression Lifted

Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 3:06 pm | Joseph Barratt

Filmmaker Rongomai Peropero Simon Bailey has had his name suppression as one of the 17 alleged "terrorists"of the Ureweras lifted today in the Auckland District Court. It was lifted by consent. More >>

Hundreds March For "Terror" Accused In Auckland

Saturday, 20 October 2007, 8:07 pm | Joseph Barratt

Protesting this week's early morning raids and demanding that police abandon their threats of terrorist charges against the17 activists arrested, a couple of hundred people rallied in support of the accused and ridiculed proposed new terror laws in ... More >>

Seven Auckland "Terror" Accused Remain In Custody

Friday, 19 October 2007, 8:14 pm | Joseph Barratt

The Police will spend the next week compiling evidence against seven alleged "terrorist training camp" attendees who today appeared in court in Auckland. More >>

Peace Activists House Raided For Assault Rifles

Monday, 15 October 2007, 3:35 pm | Joseph Barratt

Police have raided houses across the country arresting 14 activists they claim are involved in running “military style training” camps. More >>

March Calls On NZ Govt To Assist People Of Burma

Monday, 1 October 2007, 5:00 pm | Joseph Barratt

Scoop News: Joseph Barratt reports that hundreds of people marched through downtown Auckland in support of Burmese democracy over the weekend. The colourful protest was to show solidarity with the people in Burma and to pressure the New Zealand government ... More >>

Helen Clark & Mexican President Felipe Calderon

Friday, 7 September 2007, 5:34 pm | Joseph Barratt

The ongoing pursuit of new markets for NZ Inc. saw Prime Minister Helen Clark meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon early this morning in Auckland before crossing the ditch to attend the APEC leaders summit. More >>

NZ Trade Supports Sahara Military Oppression

Thursday, 26 July 2007, 9:58 am | Joseph Barratt

A visiting journalist from Western Sahara has appealed for support from New Zealand to block trade supporting the military occupation of his country by Morocco. “Our rights, our liberty are at stake - if we lose them now, you will lose them tomorrow”, ... More >>

Zaoui Case: Amnesty Says Secret Hearings Unjust

Monday, 9 July 2007, 3:21 pm | Joseph Barratt

Like a scene from Guantanamo bay, protesters gagged and blindfolded marked the beginning of the Inspector General's hearing into the Ahmed Zaoui case - Amnesty International staged a protest for what it says is an unfair inquiry. More >>





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